of or relating to a monolith.
made of only one stone: a monolithic column.
consisting of one piece; solid or unbroken: a boat with a monolithic hull.
constructed of monoliths or huge blocks of stone: the monolithic monuments of the New Stone Age.
characterized by massiveness, total uniformity, rigidity, invulnerability, etc.: a monolithic society.
Electronics. of or relating to an integrated circuit formed in a single chip.
- mon·o·lith·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use monolithic in a sentence
Relying on stereotypes and broad generalizations obscures those issues by reducing video gaming to a kind of uniform, monolithic hobby.Video games deserve better than blanket, parachute coverage from reporters who don’t get it | Gene Park | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
We have to get out of this mindset that the English language is monolithic, but also that elected officials should not be able to communicate with people in many ways.Hey, Shorty: Brandon Scott, Baltimore’s Youngest Mayor, Speaks to His People | Shani Parrish | January 15, 2021 | Essence.com
Although Cuban Americans, who tend to live in Miami-Dade County, have historically been Republican-leaning voters, their commitment to the GOP is not monolithic.Democrats lose ground with Latino voters in Florida and Texas, underscoring outreach missteps | Jose Del Real, Arelis Hernández | November 5, 2020 | Washington Post
“There’s a real effort to make a monolithic library of math in which all the pieces work with all the other pieces,” said Macbeth.
British Dictionary definitions for monolithic
of, relating to, or like a monolith
characterized by hugeness, impenetrability, or intractability: a monolithic government
- monolithically, adverb
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